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We’re in board rooms advising on governance and sophisticated corporate transactions and leading public and private financing deals for high profile projects. We have significant Wall Street experience navigating clients through corporate finance, IPOs, SEC compliance shareholder disputes and project finance. And we offer the full range of services companies need to maintain a flow of capital.

Our NYC litigators represent a diverse range of clients including banks, real estate companies, energy providers, telecommunications companies and insurers. They are seasoned trial lawyers who handle class actions, government investigations, complex litigation and international arbitrations and disputes anywhere in the world.

We have a robust team helping to develop the NYC of tomorrow. Our experience spans financing for new stadiums, developing and leasing office towers, assuring a stock of affordable housing and strengthening the city’s cultural institutions. Of course, our reach extends beyond Manhattan as we help clients meet infrastructure, energy and other development needs around the world.

We are constantly focused on supporting our communities and devote significant time in support of a variety of charitable causes including aid to battered women, advocacy for the homeless, and support to refugees fleeing persecution or seeking asylum.

Law360 names attorneys who moved up the firm ranks in Q1

Law360 | May 07, 2018

In this roundup of promotions to partner and firm management positions, 14 attorneys from Nixon Peabody are highlighted. The 11 attorneys promoted to partner are Ellie Altshuler, Mark Beaudoin, Erik Birkeneder, Hannah Bornstein, Chris Browning, Barry Carrigan, Keri McWilliams, Matt Mullen, Steven Richard, Charles Tamuleviz and Alison Torbitt. In addition, Kenneth C. Lind was promoted to leader of the firms’ public finance practice group, Justin Thompson was promoted to office managing partner in LA, and Aaron Yowell was promoted to chief innovation officer.

Franchisee fraud: When fraud threatens a franchisor's good name

Journal of Corporate Renewal | May 01, 2018

Boston financial restructuring and bankruptcy partner Rick Pedone and New York City counsel Chris Desiderio authored this article about the steps and strategies franchisors and franchisee lenders must take to mitigate exposure to potential fraud.

Time to express interest in federal water infrastructure loans

Law360 | April 29, 2018

San Francisco energy and environmental partner Alison Torbitt, New York City public finance partner Scott Singer and Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford co-wrote this article outlining an EPA loan program for new water infrastructure projects.

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending & Secured Finance

Loan Syndication and Trading Association | April 20, 2018

New York City global finance partner Alexandra Margolis and public company transactions partner Dick Langan, and Boston global finance associate Mary Beth Ciullo co-wrote a chapter in the 2018 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending & Secured Finance, which offers insight into lending and secured finance in 54 countries.

When is Final, Final? Appeals from § 363(m) Findings

ABI Journal | April 05, 2018

New York City financial restructuring and bankruptcy counsel Chris Desiderio and Manchester financial restructuring and bankruptcy partner Dan Sklar are co-authors of this article analyzing two recent circuit court decisions that may have exposed a weakness in the bankruptcy court sale-and-approval process.

Above & Beyond: Honoring 30 of New York’s Most Remarkable Women

City & State New York | March 27, 2018

New York City affordable housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen has been named one of the New York’s most remarkable women for her work on housing policy.

NYCHA on the brink

Affordable Housing Finance | March 27, 2018

New York City affordable housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen provides thought leadership on New York City and state funding for public housing.

Career Tracker: Lawyers on the Move

Reuters Legal | March 26, 2018

This roundup of personnel moves in the legal industry mentions the recent appointment of New York City partner Ken Lind as public finance practice group leader.

MTA bringing $100 million to market in shadow of S&P downgrade

The Bond Buyer | March 21, 2018

This article about the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) plan to sell $100 million in transportation revenue variable rate refunding bonds mentions Nixon Peabody as co-bond counsel for the sale.

Movers & Shakers

The Deal | March 20, 2018

This executive news roundup mentions the recent appointment of New York City partner Ken Lind as public finance practice group leader.

Career Tracker: Lawyers on the Move

Reuters Legal | March 19, 2018

New York City public finance practice group leader Ken Lind is included in this executive news roundup for his recent promotion.

Nixon Peabody Picks Partner Lind to Lead Public Finance Practice

The Bond Buyer | March 15, 2018

CEO and managing partner Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article on the appointment of New York City public finance practice group leader Ken Lind. The promotion of Rochester public finance partner Barry Carrigan is also highlighted.

Demo Plan Collapses as WV Houses Go Market Rate

The Villager | March 09, 2018

New York City affordable housing partner Erica Buckley is mentioned in this article for representing the board of the West Village Houses complex as it transitions from an HDFC co-op to a normal co-op.

5 Ways Tax Reform Will Impact M&A

Mergers & Acquisitions | February 08, 2018

New York City public company transactions partner Dick Langan is quoted in this article on how new federal tax legislation will impact investments in infrastructure, manufacturing and family funds.

New York City’s Fanciest Offices Are Absolutely Jaw-Dropping

New York Post | January 18, 2018

This article on the most attractive office spaces in New York City highlights Nixon Peabody’s Midtown Manhattan office and includes a quote by New York City managing partner Joe Lynch.

What the tax bill means for the middle market

Mergers & Acquisitions | December 22, 2017

In this Q&A, New York City public company transactions partner Dick Langan discusses the new U.S. tax reform and which industries will benefit the most from the changes.

How cash-strapped Chicago snagged a triple-A rating for its new bonds

Wall Street Journal | December 03, 2017

In this article on Chicago’s $3B bond sale, New York City financial restructuring and bankruptcy partner Robert Christmas is quoted for advising the city.

Blank Rome, Nixon Peabody steer $53M loan for Bronx apartments

Law360 | November 28, 2017

New York City affordable housing partner Aaron Yowell counseled Park Management Inc. in its $53 million acquisition of a seven-floor apartment building in the Bronx serving lower-income renters.

Public-private partnerships see limited application in NY

Rochester Business Journal | November 17, 2017

Rochester real estate partner Bruce Baker and New York City global finance counsel Alex Yim were quoted in this feature on the increasing use of public-private partnerships to fund projects in cities across the U.S.

Chicago securitization bond pitch to investors begins in earnest

The Bond Buyer | November 14, 2017

This article lists Nixon Peabody as transaction counsel for the city of Chicago and its new highly rated sales tax securitization and quotes New York City financial restructuring and bankruptcy partner Robert Christmas.

City Offering $250 Million to Mitchell-Lamas to Stay Put

Habitat | November 01, 2017

This article quotes New York City affordable housing partner Erica Buckley regarding Major Bill de Blasio’s $250M offering plan to preserve Mitchell-Lamas in the city.

NY MTA board weighs $573M deal to replace MetroCards

Bond Buyer | October 25, 2017

This article mentions Nixon Peabody for serving as co-bond counsel in New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s design-build agreement with Cubic Transportation Systems Inc. to replace MetroCards with a new fare payment system.

Heavy debt crushed owners of Toys ‘R’ Us

Wall Street Journal | September 19, 2017

San Francisco financial restructuring and bankruptcy partner Lou Cisz is quoted in this article on the factors that led to retailer Toys ‘R’ Us’ bankruptcy filing.

The incredible shrinking Mitchell-Lama program

Habitat | September 07, 2017

New York affordable housing partner Erica Buckley is quoted in this article about the state of the Mitchell-Lima affordable housing program in New York.

The war inside Trump Village

Crain’s New York | August 21, 2017

New York City affordable housing partner Erica Buckley provides commentary on the complications that arise when apartments exit affordable housing programs.

First-half muni issuance was down in the Northeast

The Bond Buyer | August 18, 2017

This coverage notes Nixon Peabody’s jump from ninth to fourth place in Thomson Reuters’ list of top bond counsel for Northeast bond issuance for the first half of 2017.

A tour of Nixon Peabody’s modern New York City office

Officelovin’ | August 06, 2017

This article features the firm’s new New York City office space.

HDFC's Proposed Regulations Shake Up Co-op Shareholders

The Cooperator | July 27, 2017

New York City affordable housing partner Erica Buckley provides third-party commentary about a proposed regulation by New York City’s Housing Preservation and Development department (HPD).

Lehman judge signs off on MBS claims estimation deal

Law360 | July 06, 2017

This article notes New York City financial restructuring and bankruptcy group senior counsel Dennis Drebsky for representing Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. in an ongoing settlement with Lehman Brothers.

Lehman throws support behind RMBS settlement

Law360 | July 03, 2017

New York City financial restructuring and bankruptcy group senior counsel Dennis Drebsky is mentioned in this article for representing Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. in a settlement with Lehman Brothers.

What’s Market: 2017 Mid-Year Trends in Large Cap and Middle Market Loan Terms

Thomson Reuters Practical Law | July 01, 2017

New York Banking & Finance partner Alexandra Margolis provides commentary on 2017 loan market trends in large cap and middle-market loan terms. Click here to read the full article.

The laterals audit: tax attorney moves in June

Law360 | June 30, 2017

The following coverage includes the arrival of New York City affordable housing partner Erica Buckley to Nixon Peabody.

Who’s news

Real Estate Weekly | June 30, 2017

The following coverage includes the arrival of New York City affordable housing partner Erica Buckley to Nixon Peabody.

HPD says new 421a “undermines” parts of inclusionary housing program

The Real Deal | June 29, 2017

New York City affordable housing partner Erica Buckley is quoted in this article about a new rule change proposed by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development that will limit how air rights are distributed to developers.

Movers & Shakers

The Deal | June 12, 2017

This coverage includes the arrival of New York City affordable housing partner Erica Buckley to Nixon Peabody.

Nixon Peabody adds affordable housing pro from Stroock

Law360 | June 08, 2017

This feature discusses how Erica’s extensive experience, particularly in 421-A tax exemptions and the Martin Act, having previously served as the chief regulator of the Real Estate Finance Bureau of the NY Attorney General’s office, will bolster NP’s affordable housing practice.

On the move

New York Law Journal | June 08, 2017

This feature discusses how Erica’s extensive experience, particularly in 421-A tax exemptions and the Martin Act, having previously served as the chief regulator of the Real Estate Finance Bureau of the NY Attorney General’s office, will bolster NP’s affordable housing practice.

People on the move

Bloomberg BNA | June 06, 2017

This article mentions New York affordable housing partner Erica Buckley’s arrival at Nixon Peabody.

People on the move

Affordable Housing News | June 06, 2017

This article mentions New York affordable housing partner Erica Buckley’s arrival at Nixon Peabody.

The uncertain future of the TCPA in the Trump era

Bloomberg Law | May 08, 2017

Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane and New York City commercial litigation associate Paul Williamson contributed this article addressing the ways in which the Trump administration may affect the TCPA.

Handing over the crown

Private Funds Management | May 01, 2017

New York City private equity and investment funds partner Ted Ughetta is quoted throughout this article about succession planning for private equity firms.

Law360 names attys who moved up the firm ranks in Q1

Law360 | April 28, 2017

This article mentions recent leadership promotions at the firm including David Brown, Jared Lusk, Jim Vallee, Graham Beck, Kathleen Ceglarski Burns, Emily Crandall Harlan, Daniel Gibbons, Linda Huber, Ilana Kameros, Haydon Keitner, Darren Miller, Neal Pandozzi, Edward Puerta, Stephen Reil, and Elizabeth Young.

Nixon Peabody steers $78M Bronx apartment deal

Law360 | April 18, 2017

New York City affordable housing partner Joseph Lynch is mentioned in this article as representing nonprofit HP Michelangelo Housing Co. Inc. in its acquisition of an apartment complex in the Bronx for $78.1M.

Radio broadcast segment

WNYC-FM | March 28, 2017

New York City affordable housing partner Joseph Lynch is mentioned in this radio broadcast segment discussing how the Trump Administration’s tax reform may affect affordable housing projects.

Virginia judge tees up argument over travel ban for top court

Bloomberg News | March 24, 2017

New York City commercial litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin provides third-party commentary in this article about a ruling in Virginia denying a request to block President Trump’s March 6 executive order that restricts travel to the U.S. from six countries with majority Muslim populations.

Opportunistic deals lead the leveraged loan market to a strong start in 2017

Bloomberg Law BNA’s Banking Report | March 20, 2017

New York Banking & Finance partner Alexandra Margolis contributed this article about her outlook on the leveraged loan market for 2017. Click here to read the full article.

Trump's travel ban: How could Hawaii block it?

Al Jazeera | March 16, 2017

New York City commercial litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin was quoted in this article about a Hawaii federal judge’s issuance of a temporary restraining order on President Trump’s travel ban.

Evaluating SEC Plan For New Municipal Issuer Disclosures

Law360 | March 13, 2017

Public finance partners Julie Seymour (Chicago), Liz Columbo (New York) and Dan Deaton (Los Angeles) published a contributed article on the SEC’s proposed amendment to Exchange Act Rule 15c2-12 and what it could mean for market participants.

MTA well-positioned, says debt management official

The Bond Buyer | January 24, 2017

This article notes Nixon Peabody as co-bond counsel for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) upcoming transactions which include issuing transportation revenue BANS as well as dedicated tax fund bonds.

Trump's tax plan isn't even law and already it's taken a toll on city's affordable housing projects

Crain’s New York Business | January 18, 2017

New York City office managing partner and affordable housing partner Joe Lynch is quoted in this article about how the Trump administration’s proposed corporate tax cuts are already affecting affordable housing developers in New York City who use tax credits to finance their projects.

Recent Trends in Incremental Loan Facilities

Lexis Practice Advisor | January 11, 2017

New York City Banking & Finance partner Alex Margolis authored this column discussing trends in incremental loan facilities. Click here to read the full article.

Finra targets firms hiring brokers with checkered pasts

InvestmentNews | January 06, 2017

New York City public company transactions partner Dick Langan is quoted in this article about the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s plans to establish an exam unit in 2017 to handle how brokerage firms hire and supervise representatives who may have a history of misconduct.

An open letter to Dr. Ben Carson: Nixon Peabody’s Deborah VanAmerongen shares her thoughts for the next HUD secretary

Affordable Housing Finance | January 04, 2017

In this open letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary nominee Dr. Ben Carson, New York City affordable housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen shares her insights on working with HUD and advice for the future.

2017 predictions: What’s ahead for the affordable housing industry?

Affordable Housing Finance | January 04, 2017

This story focuses on the 2017 affordable housing industry outlook. New York City affordable housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen is quoted discussing the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.

MA survey reflects optimism

The Daily Record (NY) | December 22, 2016

This article highlights Nixon Peabody’s annual MAC survey, citing the survey’s findings throughout. New York City public company transactions partner Dick Langan is quoted discussing the 2016 deal landscape and the history of this survey.

New York City Water to sell $400M

The Bond Buyer | November 23, 2016

Nixon Peabody is noted as representing the underwriters in the deal involving the New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority and its upcoming plan to sell $400 million of bonds.

Industry leaders cautiously optimistic post-election

Affordable Housing Finance | November 21, 2016

New York City Affordable Housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen is quoted in this article about impacts the election may have on the New York City affordable housing industry. In the article, Deborah emphasizes that President-elect Trump knows real estate finance, is from New York, and likely understands the importance of affordable housing programs.

Persistent Energy Ghana raises $1.5 million to support distribution of solar home systems in Ghana

Tech Moran | November 01, 2016

This story is about Persistent Energy Ghana’s $1.5M debt round financing that will be used as capital to buy solar home systems for low-income households in Ghana. New York City public company transactions partners Dan McAvoy and Richa Naujoks, and Boston global finance partner Frank Hamblett are working on this matter.

NY MTA official says derivatives under control

The Bond Buyer | October 26, 2016

This article is about New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) derivatives program and its recent $632 million closing of Series 2016D transportation revenue refunding bonds. Nixon Peabody is mentioned as co-bond counsel on the deal.

Bayou Shores: A Reminder That Successful Restructurings Require Advice of Experienced Health Care Counsel

Journal of Bankruptcy Law | October 01, 2016

New York City financial restructuring and bankruptcy partner Robert Christmas authored this column that discusses the importance of proper planning for health care entities to navigate the legal “shoals” of Bayou Shores and similar cases to arrive at a successful restructuring.

Real Estate Giants: 30 Hudson Yards, New York

Law360 | September 30, 2016

This article, the eighth story in a series looking at the law firms and lawyers behind the 10 tallest U.S. towers currently being built, focuses on 30 Hudson Yards in New York. New York City real estate partner David Portal is noted as representing Hudson Yards Infrastructure Corp.

421-a's Gone, So Affordable Housing's Getting Creative

Bisnow | September 12, 2016

New York City affordable housing partner Aaron Yowell is quoted in this article that looks at the increasing need for affordable housing in New York City and how it’s becoming harder to get this done—especially in light of the loss of the 421-a tax exemption program.

Green Sale Expands Investor Base, Says N.Y. MTA Official

The Bond Buyer | February 22, 2016

This article on New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority inaugural green bond issuance notes Nixon Peabody as co-bond counsel.

‘Ban the Box' Laws in New York—Is Your Company Compliant?

SHRM HR Daily | February 10, 2016

Labor & Employment attorneys Chris Gegwich and Alex Gallin authored this column discussing New York’s three largest cities' legislation prohibiting employers from asking applicants about their past criminal record on an employment application and if your company is compliant.

Nixon Peabody hires energy partner in New York

Project Finance & Infrastructure Journal | February 09, 2016

The following coverage highlights the arrival of New York City Energy & Environmental partner Ernie Chung.

Radio Show Podcast

The Sean Hannity Show | February 05, 2016

Following confirmation from the FBI’s general counsel that it is working on matters related to former Secretary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server, a discussion is held on the legality of such use. New York City Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin is among the panelists.

Two Nixon Peabody Affordable Housing Attorneys Join Partnership

HousingOnline Weekly | February 03, 2016

This article from the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association highlights Affordable Housing partners Meghan Altidor and Aaron Yowell for their election to the partnership.

In-House Counsel Profile: FreshDirect LLC's Mike Brizel

National Law Journal | February 01, 2016

This profile features FreshDirect’s Mike Brizel and provides an overview of the company, the in-house counsel’s background and current legal team. The section dedicated to “Outside Counsel” prominently features Nixon Peabody as Brizel’s go-to for all Bronx-based real estate matters.

Nixon Peabody adds 11 partners, one on LI

Innovate Long Island | February 01, 2016

This write-up focuses on newly elected Long Island and New York City Commercial Litigation partner Tom Mealiffe.

Nixon Peabody Promotes NLSIU grad Richa Naujoks to Partnership

Bar & Bench | February 01, 2016

This feature article highlights New York City securities partner Richa Naujoks’ election to the partnership. The article discusses Richa’s practice and also links to the Nixon Peabody 2016 Partner Class video.

Can an Applicant With a Criminal History Buy a Franchise?

The Legal Intelligencer | January 22, 2016

New York City partner Craig Tractenberg authored this column discussing whether a potential franchisee can purchase a franchise with a criminal history.

First RAD Component 2 Deals Using PBRA Contracts Close

Affordable Housing Finance | January 19, 2016

Affordable Housing practice group leader Stephen Wallace and Affordable Housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen are featured throughout this article highlighting Nixon Peabody’s successful closing of the first four Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Component 2 preservation projects using 20-year Sec. 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) contracts in the nation.

Colo. Court Further Affirms Design Defect Preemption

Law360 | January 07, 2016

New York Commercial Litigation associate Paul Stinson explains the precedent set in Colorado that will be of value for aviation defendants who find themselves litigating in forums that recognize federal preemption of the field of aviation safety.

Rekordår för köp göder Wall Street (Record Year for Acquisitions is Feeding Wall Street)

Dagens Industry (Sweden) | December 28, 2015

New York City corporate attorney Hanna Jackson provides third-party commentary in this feature story on the 2015 calendar year on Wall Street.

Family Medical History Queries Violate GINA

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) | December 22, 2015

Labor & Employment partner Christopher Gegwich is quoted in this article discussing inquiries by employers that violate the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).

Not Your Grandfather's Municipal Market: Investors Eye Recovery Value

Forbes | December 22, 2015

New York City Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy partner Robert Christmas provides third-party commentary on efforts by investors to emphasize recovery values in their credit work.

Firms Feted for Pro Bono Work

New York Law Journal | November 06, 2015

The Lawyers Alliance for New York presented the 2015 Cornerstone Awards for outstanding pro bono legal services provided to nonprofit organizations. Long Island office managing partner Allan Cohen and Long Island real estate associate Ed Puerta were among the those honored.

This Week's Deals

The Recorder | November 05, 2015

Nixon Peabody is noted as Japan-based electronics company TDK Corp.’s lead counsel in the company’s acquisition of Minnesota-based precision component technology company Hutchinson Technology Inc. in a deal worth up to $140 million. The deal team was led by San Francisco partner Tom Gaynor with New York partner Dick Langan and associate William Kwok.

Recent Trends In Incremental Loan Facilities

Law360 | November 02, 2015

New York City Banking & Finance partner Alex Margolis authored this column discussing trends in incremental loan facilities.

Tech Savvy

Los Angeles Business Journal | November 02, 2015

Aaron Yowell, lead NP organizer for the recently held “Code the Deal” event in Los Angeles, is quoted in this coverage. Aaron’s comments note how these hackathons are about being thoughtful about the practice of law and figuring out ways to improve practices and increase value for clients.

Don't Miss It: Hot Deals & Firms We're Watching This Week

Law360 | November 02, 2015

Nixon Peabody is noted as Japan-based electronics company TDK Corp.’s lead counsel in the company’s acquisition of Minnesota-based precision component technology company Hutchinson Technology Inc. in a deal worth up to $140 million. The deal team was led by San Francisco partner Tom Gaynor with New York partner Dick Langan and associate William Kwok.

New York City's pension investment wish list held back by political, fiduciary hang-ups

DebtWire | October 30, 2015

New York City Affordable Housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen provides commentary in this piece discussing New York City’s pension investment in affordable housing.

New Bill Seeks to Level Playing Field for Franchisees

The Legal Intelligencer | October 23, 2015

New York City IP Litigation partner Craig Tractenberg authored this column discussing a new bill intended to establish “responsible franchise practices” and level the playing field for franchisees.

Cayman Eviscerates Liquidation Option for Fund Investors

Law360 | October 06, 2015

Partner and co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and New York City Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin authored this column discussing how the insertion of boilerplate language can now obviate an important and powerful tool of the Cayman Islands Companies Law and invest even more power in offshore funds.

7 Firms Guide NTE Energy's $645M Natural Gas Plant Deal

Law360 | October 02, 2015

New York City Energy & Environmental partner Ellen Friedman is noted as counsel for NTE Ohio which has successfully closed $645 million in project financing for construction and operation of its Middletown Energy Center.

State, Federal Law Differ on Franchisors as Joint Employers

The Legal Intelligencer | September 30, 2015

New York City IP litigation partner Craig Tractenberg authored this column discussing differences in state and federal law related to franchisors as joint employers.

Avoiding Vicarious Liability for Accident Resulting From Delivery

The Legal Intelligencer | August 28, 2015

New York City IP Litigation partner Craig Tractenberg authored this column discussing vicarious liability resulting from a car accident involving a food delivery service.

New Security Risks for Providers

Crain's New York Business - Health Pulse | August 20, 2015

Health Care partner Rebecca Simone provides commentary on the struggle some health care providers face working to ensure the security and HIPAA compliance of outside business partners with access to electronic medical records.

The Citco Settlement and What Lies Ahead for PwC

Law360 | August 17, 2015

Partner and co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and New York City Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin discuss Citco Group Ltd.’s recent $125 million settlement in Anwar et al. v. Fairfield Greenwich Ltd. and it’s implications on PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC in a class action the company is facing.

Indian American lawyer shortlisted for prestigious award

The Times of India | August 14, 2015

The feature story notes that Richa Naujoks has been shortlisted for Thomson Reuters Foundation's TrustLaw Lawyer of the Year award.

Encroachment and Franchisee Claims of Constructive Termination

The Legal Intelligencer | August 03, 2015

New York City partner and leader of the firm’s Global Disputes team Craig Trachtenberg authored this column discussing encroachment and new claims of constructive termination in instances where a new franchise is located near an existing franchise location.

In Post-Detroit Bankruptcy Era, California Protects Investors Before Pensioners

Governing Magazine | July 30, 2015

New York City Bankruptcy partner Robert Christmas provides third-party commentary about the impact of Detroit’s bankruptcy and the effect on future bankruptcy cases.

Family Promise Welcomes 3 Summit Residents to Board of Directors

The Star-Ledger | July 26, 2015

New York City partner and firmwide pro bono partner Stacey Slater is highlighted among the newest members of the Board of Directors of Family Promise, a national nonprofit headquartered in Summit, NJ, that helps homeless families.

Post-Daimler Decisions Confirm the High Bar for General Jurisdiction over Product Manufacturers

TerraLex Connections | July 15, 2015

This column discusses a survey of lower court decisions in the sixteen months since the Supreme Court's decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman. This survey confirms that courts are applying a high bar with more uniform results as to when general jurisdiction will be found. Partner and co-leader of the Commercial Litigation practice Joe Ortego, San Francisco Commercial Litigation partner Eric Strain and New York City Commercial Litigation associate Zack Stillings co-authored the piece.

The Differences in the Diligence Process for Franchisors

The Legal Intelligencer | June 26, 2015

New York City partner and leader of the firm’s Franchise & Distribution practice Craig Tractenberg authored this column on how the diligence process differs for franchisors and the role of the franchise disclosure document.

5 Takeaways from Albany's Last-Minute Property Deal

Law360 | June 26, 2015

New York City Affordable Housing partner John Kelly and New York City Affordable Housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen are quoted in this article on New York lawmakers’ last minute legislative package concerning affordable housing rules and the 421-a residential tax incentive and its impact.

Attorneys React To Supreme Court's ACA Save

Law360 | June 25, 2015

Rochester Employee Benefits and Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene provides commentary on the Supreme Court’s highly-anticipated Affordable Care Act (ACA) decision.

With Supreme Court Case Over, ACA's Loose Ends Are New Target

Crain's New York Business: Health Pulse | June 25, 2015

As the Supreme Court winds down its current term, Rochester Employee Benefits and Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene discusses the Court’s highly-anticipated Affordable Care Act (ACA) decision.

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